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Electrical Estimator

Position Summary:

Western Mechanical Electrical Millwright Services Ltd. is seeking an Electrical Industrial/Institutional Estimator for a full-time, in office position in Barrie, Ontario. Reporting to the Electrical Department Head.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare detailed estimates for various types of projects including, general tender work, and cost estimates.
  • Read, interpret, and understand construction drawings and specifications.
  • Accurately determine material and labour estimates, based on the scope of the project and documentation provided.
  • Collaborate with engineers, project managers, and contractors regarding changes or adjustments to estimates.
  • Manage active projects to ensure budget compliance.
  • Maintain and strengthen existing relationships with customers.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent time management and organization with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Ability to read and evaluate engineering drawings, schematics, field drawings, and plans.
  • Understanding of provincial and city codes, in terms of building codes, and required permits.
  • Proficient knowledge in Excel and Outlook.
  • Previous project management experience is an asset.
  • Experience with Accubid is an asset.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience estimating in a construction environment.

Term, Hours of Work and Compensation:

  • We expect to compensate the successful candidate at hourly rates consistent with market expectations and based on experience.
  • Benefits, GRSP, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available after 3-month probationary period.
  • Hours of work are Monday – Friday, 40 to 44 hours a week.
  • This is a full-time position.
  • The role is entitled to vacation pay and paid statutory holidays.

Hiring Accessibility:

We are an equal opportunity employer. Western Mechanical welcomes applications from candidates with disabilities; accommodations are available upon request for those who are selected to proceed with the interview process.

Company Overview:

Western focuses on providing innovative, professional and cost-effective industrial contracting solutions to our customer’s everyday problems, worldwide. Our practical experience-based range of services include:

  • Mechanical Contracting
  • Sheet Metal Contracting
  • Electrical Contracting
  • Millwrighting
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Civil Contracting
  • Hydraulic Specialists
  • Freight & Logistics

Since Western’s early beginnings in 1979, the focus of the company has always been to deliver world-class industrial contracting services, which exceeds the expectations of our global customer base. This focus has been the primary reason for the company’s continued growth and success in the areas of millwrighting, mechanical contracting, electrical contracting, civil works, heavy lifting and heavy transportation. We understand and appreciate the heavy equipment, plant services or unique structures our customers entrust to our care are critical to their operations. As such, our staff employs the same care and respect in each and every project we undertake on their behalf.

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